Blog Profile / RiotACT


URL :http://the-riotact.com
Filed Under:Australia / Canberra
Posts on Regator:27112
Posts / Week:82.3
Archived Since:December 6, 2008

Blog Post Archive

Looking for something like Sizzlers in Canberra

3 days agoAustralia / Canberra : RiotACT

My family and I are currently living in Brisbane but will be moving to Canberra very soon. One of our favourite family restaurants up here is Sizzlers. Is there anything like Sizzler in Canberra? I know there used to be one in Canberra, but I believe it closed some years ago. Thanks, Malcolm.

Playground review – Bonython local playground

3 days agoAustralia / Canberra : RiotACT

The unassuming southside suburb of Bonython is home to a local playground that is well maintained and an absolute treat to visit. Kaden (18 months) and I decided to see what this spot had to offer. Nestled amongst the quiet streets of Bonython is the local playground, situated closest to Morice Place. Kaden and I parked [...]

Canberra duo’s puppy app entertains and educates

3 days agoAustralia / Canberra : RiotACT

Canberran parents of young children finally have an option when choosing an educational and entertaining mobile app. What do you get when you mix super cute puppies with numbers and catchy music? An engaging educational Smartphone and tablet app designed by professional educators, thoroughly tested and safe for kids. After the many disappointing experiences in finding quality [...]

Doing hen’s nights right at QT Canberra

4 days agoAustralia / Canberra : RiotACT

When I think of hen’s nights, I imagine fashioning wedding dresses out of toilet paper, eating cookies in the shape of male genitalia and drinking a lot of champagne (if only to make the first two activities seem slightly more appealing). My previous hen’s night adventures had left me unprepared for last weekend, when I was invited [...]

Weekend Cafe Hot Spot: Cherryripe Brasserie, Watson

4 days agoAustralia / Canberra : RiotACT

Recently having moved house, I have found myself in random suburbs that I would otherwise not spend much time in. Last week I found myself at ONA in Fyshwick. This week I was on my way back from Mitchell, absolutely starving and desperately racking my brain of where I could get breakfast before 9am on a [...]

Should I move to Canberra?

4 days agoAustralia / Canberra : RiotACT

I own my own villa in Oxley Park suburb of Sydney and currently living there with a 7-year-old and my wife who stays at home. We are on PR right now and I will be getting my citizenship likely in December this year. I am an experienced Oracle DBA and currently employed and work from [...]

Find a club at the CAP Expo

4 days agoAustralia / Canberra : RiotACT

[ 28 March 2015 at 11:00 am; ] Thinking about joining a social club or group? Come to the Connect and Participate (CAP) Expo! The CAP Expo is a free community event on Saturday 28 March featuring over 140 social, recreational, cultural,...Show More Summary

Kangaroo shot with arrow in Queanbeyan

4 days agoAustralia / Canberra : RiotACT

On Tuesday morning, a resident of Greenleigh in Queanbeyan looked out onto her driveway and saw a young kangaroo. He was hurt. He hadn’t been hit by a car as you might guess. He had been shot with a bow and arrow. The arrow was still inside him, piercing his chest through to his posterior shoulder. Thanks to [...]

Nine firearms seized across Canberra

5 days agoAustralia / Canberra : RiotACT

ACT Policing has seized nine registered firearms and tear gas during inspections and warrants across Canberra yesterday morning (Thursday, March 26). About 7am, members of ACT Policing’s Criminal Investigations Crime Targeting Team conducted...Show More Summary

Why is there less traffic on Fridays?

5 days agoAustralia / Canberra : RiotACT

I’ve noticed a considerable difference driving to work in the mornings on Fridays. I drive (or cycle) straight down Northbourne to get to Deakin. After mentioning it this morning to a colleagues at work (who live all over Canberra) they all concurred. What’s up with that, RiotActors?

Local sports club profile: Tuggeranong United Football Club

5 days agoAustralia / Canberra : RiotACT

Most suburban football teams would be intimidated by the prospect of playing against one of the country’s top A-League teams, but not Tuggeranong United Football Club (TUFC). Its top team took on Melbourne Victory’s A-League team last September as part of national football knockout competition, the FFA Cup. While the final score was 6-0 to Melbourne [...]

Weekend garage sale guide (28th March)

5 days agoAustralia / Canberra : RiotACT

[ 28 March 2015 at 7:00 am; ] It’s garage sales galore this Saturday in Canberra, with second hand bargains for sale in suburbs including Yarralumla, Conder, Charnwood, Holt and Queanbeyan.  Southside 5 Kiddle Cres Richardson 7am to 3pm A massive clear out with three households. Show More Summary

A look around Canberra – Doing time in the Rivetto Ghetto

5 days agoAustralia / Canberra : RiotACT

I maintain that Canberra is a well-kept secret (although I am told there are now license plates surfacing which say ‘ACT – it’s not as bad as you think’ in which case the secret may be out). Within Canberra, there are a few rare gems that are easily overlooked and I would count Rivett as [...]

Jerrabomberra Wetlands: Some surprising history!

5 days agoAustralia / Canberra : RiotACT

[ 19 April 2015 at 10:00 am; ] ACT Heritage Festival Event at Jerrabomberra Wetlands Sunday 19 April: 10am-12.30pm Join Mark Butz for a presentation on the many layered history of the Jerrabomberra Wetlands for an hour then, weatherShow More Summary

Best hair salon in Canberra?

6 days agoAustralia / Canberra : RiotACT

Are you looking for a good Canberra hairdresser but don’t know where to start? Here are my recommendations for what to look for when selecting a new salon and stylist: Do the staff at the salon all have the same hairstyle? This is not a good sign (unless that’s the exact look you’re going for!). Does the person cutting your [...]

Two women assaulted, police seeking witnesses

6 days agoAustralia / Canberra : RiotACT

ACT Policing is seeking witnesses who can assist in the investigation of an indecent assault which took place on campus at the University of Canberra last week. On Wednesday 18 March, a woman was walking along a footpath at UC (on Kirinari Street, towards College Street) when a man approached, dragged her into the bushes and indecently [...]

What’s on this weekend? 28th and 29th March

6 days agoAustralia / Canberra : RiotACT

How is it almost the end of March? This month seems to have raced by, probably in part because the past few weekends have been jam-packed with festivals (Art Not Apart, You Are Here, the Canberra Balloon Spectacular, Enlighten and more). Highlights this weekend include Darren Hanlon at the Street Theatre, The Harvest Festival and CBR [...]

ACT Health to run Ebola simulation exercise

6 days agoAustralia / Canberra : RiotACT

Minister for Health Simon Corbell today announced that ACT Health will tomorrow run an exercise simulating a case of ebola arriving at a Canberra health service. “The functional exercise has been designed to practice and validate the preparedness of the ACT health sector to identify and treat a suspected ebola case,” Mr Corbell said. “In the eight-hour [...]

Police seek assistance to locate missing boy

6 days agoAustralia / Canberra : RiotACT

ACT Policing is appealing for the public’s assistance to help locate a missing 11-year-old boy from Amaroo. Police are currently searching Amaroo and surrounding areas after an 11-year-old boy named Dylan was reported missing earlier this morning (Wednesday, March 25). Dylan is described as Caucasian, thin build, dark hair and was wearing his school uniform – blue [...]

Registrations open for Run for Teal, Batemans Bay

6 days agoAustralia / Canberra : RiotACT

[ 25 October 2015; ] Come and support Ovarian Cancer Australia by running, walking or crawling your way around the stunning coastal town of Batemans Bay this October. With four course options ranging from 6km to a full marathon, it's a fun run for all ages and fitness levels. Funds raised will be donated to the research arm of Ovarian Cancer [...]

Recent Posting Activity

Achievements

Posts per Week
Posts on Regator
Copyright © 2015 Regator, LLC